LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Khan Buzdar on Sunday said that the provincial government was introducing reforms in education sector for quality education.
“The Punjab government is introducing reforms in education sector as provision of better educational environment is responsibility of the government,” he said in a statement, Radio Pakistan reported.
The chief minister said that revolutionary steps were being taken in the education sector in order to make youth independent.
He said that provision of basic facilities at schools would be ensured as huge funds had been allocated in this regard.
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Usman Buzdar said that development of the country was attainable by equipping the youth with knowledge to cope with contemporary era challenges.
Punjab Finance Minister Makhdoom Jawan Bakhat Hashim earlier this month said that education was the most focused area of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government.
The minister said that eradicating poverty was impossible without improving the literacy rate in the country.
Chairing the Annual Development Program (ADP) meeting of the school education department, the minister said that the government would continue and complete the previous government education projects, besides initiating new projects in accordance with the PTI government policy.
Jawan Bakhat Hashim instructed to complete the medium-term budgetary framework (MTBF) taking the all concern stakeholders on board for better planning and utilisation of the resources.